80 Years of Aerospace Engineering Education in the Netherlands

Authors

Gillian Saunders-Smits
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Joris Melkert
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology
Michiel Schuurman
Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology

Synopsis

This year, 2020, the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands celebrates its 80th birthday. This paper describes the history of the department since its founding in early 1940, just before the start of World War II in the Netherlands, until present day. The paper will highlight how its research and education developed within the socio-economic context of the Netherlands and the developments in aerospace over the past 80 years.

KEYWORDS
Aerospace Engineering, History, Delft University of Technology

Details about the available publication format: PDF

ISBN
978-94-6366-337-3
PUBLICATION DATE
December 9, 2020
EDUCATIONAL LEVEL